What is Bioenergy? [Infographic]

Our world is transitioning to a renewable energy future and bioenergy provides an opportunitity for generating energy with the added benefit of reducing biological waste. The following infographic provides an overview of bioenergy and the potential benefits of including it in the Northern Rivers renewable energy mix.   In 2012 Sustain Energy received NSW Office of […]

Bioenergy: Investigating Social Licence in the Northern Rivers [Infographic]

Bioenergy has the potential to provide a local renewable energy source with the added benefit of re-utilising biological waste. However, if bioenergy is to make up a part of the Northern Rivers renewable energy mix, it must align with community values. The following infographics track the progress and report on outcomes of a process, undertaken […]

Survey seeks your thoughts on bioenergy

Join more than 150 people who have filled in the Northern Rivers Community Biohubs survey to express their views about bioenergy industries in the region. The survey is open until Friday 4 December 2015. Click here to share your thoughts: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/support_for_bioenergy_2015 By completing the survey, you can help inform the Northern Rivers Community Biohubs project […]

Share your thoughts at free bioenergy workshops

You are invited to participate in interactive workshops to help assess community support for prospective bioenergy projects in the Northern Rivers. Bioenergy is a form of energy produced from biomass, i.e. materials derived from plants, animals and their by-products. Examples include sugar cane residue, livestock waste, municipal green waste, forestry residues, and plants/weeds grown for […]

Additional funding for the NR Biohubs project

Regional Development Australia Northern Rivers (RDA-NR) have contributed $40,000 to the ‘Northern Rivers Biohubs project’. The Sustain Energy working group established the project with the aim of quantifying potential sources of biomass and testing the suitability of bioenergy technology. The project received $40,000 in funding from the Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) ‘Growing Community Energy’ […]